Are We Going to Get the Coin?

Eric Medlin
3 min readJan 18, 2023

The politics on the trillion dollar coin are fluid. Don’t believe anyone who tells you they know for sure.

A stack of platinum ingots. Source: Freepik

The United States is about to hit the debt ceiling. Last Friday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced that the Treasury would hit its debt ceiling this week. It will be able to take “extraordinary measures” to pay the nation’s bills until June, at which point the nation will default if the ceiling is…

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Eric Medlin

I’m a writer interested in the intersections of history, ideas, and politics. I publish every week. www.twitter.com/medlinwrites